Spicy Sausage + White Bean Soup

Fall is about gathering together around soup. You’ll find this easy-to-make recipe ultra-comforting. There’s just a hint of spice so don’t let the name scare you off. As for prep time, you know what they say: “The family that slices and dices together eats more homemade soup together!” Give the kids their own cutting boards and make it a family affair.


 1 tsp olive oil
 1 lb spicy Italian sausage
 1 red onion (diced)
 2 large carrots (sliced)
 2 tbsp minced garlic
 6 cups chicken broth
 30 oz canned white beans (drained)
 2 cups spinach
 2 bay leaves
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp Italian seasoning
 1 cup half and half



Heat oil in a large pot. Cook sausage.


Add onions, garlic, and carrots. Cook 3-4 minutes.


Add broth, beans, salt, Italian seasoning, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer for 25 minutes until carrots are tender.


Stir in spinach and cream and serve.

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